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10 Tips to Keep Your Vacant Home Safe After Moving

Sometimes your home may be on the market for days, weeks or months before new homeowners settle in. During that time, your home could fall victim to vandalism, burglary, the elements, system failure or a variety of other costly issues. Make sure you protect your vacant home with these tips:

Cheat Sheet: Winterizing Your Boat

As the days continue to get shorter and fall inches closer and closer, it might be time to start thinking about winterizing your boat so it is in tip top-shape come spring.

Top 5 Dangers on Fall Roads

Fall brings many welcomed things – cooler temperatures, a new school year, football, colorful leaves, the list goes on! Fall also brings some, not so welcomed things – rain, wet leaves, increased deer activity on the roads and shorter days, that list goes on too.

5 Tips to Avoid Distracted Driving

1. Set Your Phone to Drive Mode or Do Not Disturb

Cell phone use is one of the top culprits behind distracted driving accidents. Texting, surfing social media, snapping a picture – whatever it may be, behind the wheel is not the place to do it.

5 Sober Ride Services to Utilize Every Holiday Weekend

Holidays always seem to entail family gatherings, work parties and other special festivities. More often than not, those festivities will include a few alcoholic drinks.

Cheat Sheet: 5 Easy Ways to Prepare Your Home for Fall

Leaves, football, and more leaves! Fall is creeping up on us and our homes. Fall only leads into winter, and many home maintenance tasks can be daunting when the temperature starts to fall. You’re better off getting some things out of the way now to save yourself the trouble later:

Do College Students Need Renters Insurance?

It’s a pretty big deal – leaving the comfort of your forever home for your new college abode. Whether it’s the first time you’ve moved or the tenth, packing up your entire life is quite a job. Your clothes, gaming consoles, furniture, laptop, books, the list goes on.

10 Things You Need to Pack in Your Camping Emergency Kit

When you depart for a camping trip, there’s no telling what mishaps you may run into on your voyage - Will the power go out? Will the roads be drivable? Will you have reception? The unknown is enough of a reason to leave prepared.

3 Things to Consider When Selecting Your Insurance Deductible

Selecting your insurance deductible can seem a bit stressful, but it doesn’t have to be! Simply put, your deductible is the portion of an insurance claim you agree to pay on your own before your insurance kicks in and picks up their portion.

10 Items You Need to Childproof Your Home

We all know just how fast time flies by – especially when it comes to the little ones. Once your stationary baby starts crawling and pulling up, tables and other surfaces are no longer out of reach.

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